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Cascada Juan Curi

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Address: San Gil, Colombia

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The most do in San Gil

I was in San Gil for three nights in August 16 and the highlight of my time there was Juan Curi waterfall... The waterfall itself is spectacular and it's only a short 15 minute... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 27 August 2016
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Luxor, Egypt
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2016

From the bus station in San Gil you can get a bus going to Charalá. Ask the bus drinver to stop you at the waterfall. It's around 40-50 min drive ( the road was not very pleasant in september beaucause there were a lot of construction work going on). I paid 7 pesos to a nice lady (it's the fee... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 August 2016 via mobile

I was in San Gil for three nights in August 16 and the highlight of my time there was Juan Curi waterfall... The waterfall itself is spectacular and it's only a short 15 minute walk from the main road it costs 7000cop to enter which is very reasonable, but the most amazing thing about it is you can do repelling... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

Get up early and walk to terminalito. First bus to Charalá at 6 30 will take you to the falls. Make sure you enter de falls "donde Efigenia" she will fix you a great "almuerzo". The falls are just beautiful. It is about one hour easy hike, but careful. Rocks are slippery. You will get your shoes wet.

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Sacramento, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

We took the bus here- it does take a while but I thought it was worth it. Rather than stop at the main tourist entrance (where people meet to do the rappelling trip) we went one farm further down the road to access a "secret" trail to the waterfall. We paid the nice lady who runs the finca about 10k... More 

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Bucaramanga, Colombia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2016

If you like hiking, (and of course you like if you are at San Gil), don't miss this place that conects you with nature and offers beautiful landscapes. Go before it's too late coz I've seen through the years how the water down to the cliffside its almost gone, specially when the dry season comes. hiking, waterfalls, nature, adventure, all... More 

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Plantation, Florida
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 July 2016

The bus ride to the falls should take half hour but due to the construction, that may not end for at least another year, it can take 1.5 hours. There is a well-marked, short hike up to the falls. When you get there you can scramble up rocks using one of two ropes either up to the left or right.... More 

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Hobart, Australia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 May 2016 via mobile

Some of the reviews we read put us off a bit before we visited. Sure the road is currently a disaster of roadworks but the falls were good - worth the effort. The walk to the falls was interesting and we saw several lines of leafcutter ants which was a real treat. The falls were gushing impressively as it had... More 

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Bishops Stortford, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 April 2016 via mobile

To get here you have to take a local bus from San Gil (about 5000 peso) which takes about an hour because the road is under construction. Once there its a nice twenty minute walk up to the waterfall. There is a pool which you can swim in but it didn't look too appealing! Spent about an hour here and... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 March 2016

Its's a nice hike up to the waterfalls which are impressive. Once there you can scramble on the rocks with the aid of ladders and ropes. Not too strenuous though.

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Auerbach, Germany
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 February 2016 via mobile

Awesome Activity :-) Went there on a nice sunny day and did the abseiling :-) (booked ahead a day before, great value for the price (45.000 pesos colombianos)). Had a lot of fun doing this also it didn't take me that long to go down ;-). But kept the smile for the whole day :-) The Waterfalls and swimming hole... More 

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